This person moved to Illinois as a youth, and became a lawyer in Springfield, Illinois.
Mary Todd Lincoln
This person was born and raised among a well-to-do family in Kentucky.
This person was a U.S. Senator and former Governor of New York.
This person sought to run for the Republican nomination in 1864, and eventually became Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
This person was a Union general in charge of the Army of the Potomac who drew the President's ire for not waging war aggressively.
This person was an independent Union general who rose to command the Union armies and received the Confederate surrender at Appomattox.
This person was a U.S. Senator from Illinois who engaged in a series of open debates centered on the role of slavery and its spread into...
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